This is an analysis of the poem Ved Anna Christina Brorsons Begravelse 19. Juni 1721 that begins with:

Om jeg Christinis Grav et Paradies vil kalde,
Da skal vel mangen een i slige Tancker falde:...

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: XXXXaaXbXXccXXXXbXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXdX XeXXe XdXXX
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 44,5,5,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme
  • Сlosest stanza type: sonnet
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 111001110011 11110111101 111111111 110100110101 1110111111 111111011 111011111 11010111011 11010010111 11110111101 1011001111 11010111101 1101111011 11110011011 111000110010 11110011011 11110110011 110111111111 111101011 11011111101 1111111111 11101110111 010111110111 10010011111 1110011011 11010011101 110111110101 11010001111 00111110101 11011111111 110101111101 1111110111 11101111010 110101111010 111101010001 11111111011 001111101000 110101010100 1110110111 11111111 111111111110 011101110101 11010101101 110010111 111101 01111110101 1111110011 1111011011 11010111111 111010 01110101 1111011 111101 1110101
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 771
  • Average number of words per stanza: 156
  • Amount of lines: 54
  • Average number of symbols per line: 42 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; med, vort, i, og are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words det, saa are repeated.

    The author used the same word paa at the beginnings of some neighboring stanzas. The figure of speech is a kind of anaphora.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines re, rcke, be are repeated).

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  • summary of Ved Anna Christina Brorsons Begravelse 19. Juni 1721;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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